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December 4th

In Search of Our Better Angels: A Brief History of American Civil Religion

Featuring Philip Gorski, Professor of Sociology at Yale University

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October 2nd

Inspired by Liberty and Virtue: The Classical Education of the American Founders

Featuring E. Christian Kopff, Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Colorado

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October 16th

Archduke Georg von Habsburg-Lothringen

His Imperial and Royal Highness Archduke Georg von Habsburg-Lothringen of Austria and Hungary visited Texas Tech University on October 15-16, 2017. The Archduke honored Texas Tech with his presence at the International Cultural Center on Monday, where he delivered a talk entitled "The European Union's Greatest Challenges to Survive Brexit." Earlier that same day, His Royal Highness consented to an interview with Institute Director, Dr. Stephen Balch. Click here for more details, video, and photos of the Archduke's visit.

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October 2nd

Surviving Through Stories: The Evolutionary Foundations of Literature

Featuring Joseph Carroll, Curator's Professor of English at the University of Missouri

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September 14th

Has Title IX Veered Off Course? 

Featuring Dr. Gail Heriot, Professor of Law at the University of San Diego School of Law

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May 2nd 

Russian Lessons from 1917

Featuring Dr. Gary Saul Morson, Lawrence B. Dumas Professor of the Arts and Humanities, Professor of Slavic Literature and Languages at Northwestern University. 

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April 26th

Transhumanism and its Discontents

Featuring Dr. Charles T. Rubin, Professor of Political Science at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh

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April 18th

Cyber Conflict: Present and Future Challenges in the Cyber Domain

Featuring Dr. Paul Springer, Professor of Comparative Military History at the Air Command and Staff College, located at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama 

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February 9th

Lincoln and the Daughters of Dred Scott

Featuring Dr. Diana Schaub, Professor of Political Science at Loyola State University

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